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Seattle Art Museum (SAM)

Charleston, South Carolina

Photo: Elizabeth Mann

Charleston, South Carolina

1955- 56

Robert Frank

American, born Switzerland, 1924 - 2019

Gelatin silver print
10 15/16 x 14 in. (27.8 x 35.6 cm)
Sheet h.: 10 15/16 in.
Sheet w.: 14 in.
Pacific Northwest Bell, the Photography Council, the Polaroid Foundation, Mark Abrahamson, and the National Endowment for the Arts
Provenance: Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA; purchased by the Seattle Art Museum, August 8, 1983
Photo: Elizabeth Mann
Not currently on view


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